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Ethernet and internet light blinking fast continuously

Can only get on the internet after powering off and back on again ( the modem). All 4 lights are lit up only two are blinking, have not had this problem before.

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As long as it works there's no problem

Posted on Dec 11, 2012

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SOURCE: Westell Linksys 327W

Ok right I love these issues. Here we go!! First I want you to determine if this is a no sync issue or if this is a no route issue. Know this is the difference between working with Verizon or working with Verizon On-Line. If you have a sync issue which means the DSL light is off or blinking, this would be a Verizon proper issue and is easy to have fixed, however if the DSL light is on and the internet light is off this means that you have not received a PPPoE derived address and thus while you have DSL (Digital Subcriber Line) sync you do not have connectivity to a gateway router to route you to the Internet. I want you to log into you DSL modem (http://192.168.1.1) then using your login ID and Password the one you configured for the Router not Internet access. And the go to the screen that show your DSL connectivity see if it is up or down *Remember DSL refers to the layer 1 connectivity, and PPPOE refers to the layer 2 connectivity". If the DSL light is on this meaans that you have to call verizon and say "My DSL light is on, but I am not getting an IP address which means my layer 1 connectivity is working, but my layer 2 PPPOE connectivity did not provide the platform for my layer 3 level to be built". so this now becomes a task of troubleshooting the layer 2 systems (PPPOE server, and IP Address delivery systems, and Redback SMS). Instead of a half hour of "is your modem plugged in". If your DSL light is off then your layer 1 systems are not working this could be anything from your modem to the ASAM ( ATM Subscriber Access Multiplexer ) system or DSLAM (Digital subscriber Line Access Multiplexer). In any case if the DSL light is off they just have to figure out why. This can be done at the central office by disconnceting your cable and pair and trying to sync up at the vertical shelf (Ca/Pr) or at the split bank. If they sync up the problem is outside, if they do not sync up the problem is inside the CO either at the Split bank or the DSL OE block. If the problem is in the CO they will fine and fix it. If the problem is outside, what you can do to expedite things is to take your DSL modem to the NID (Network Interface device) and connect to the phone line that has DSL on it and try to sync up there. If you can sync up the problem is inside of your house, if you can not sync up the problem is outside of your house prior to the NID and thus is verizon's responsibility. I hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 07, 2007

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SOURCE: WRT54GS router stopped working

try holding down the reset button which should be behind or under the router for 30 seconds, still holding down the reset button turn the power off for 30 seconds, still hoding the reset button wait more 30 seconds. After that your router should be in the way it came.

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

Joed911
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SOURCE: internet light keeps blinking. sometimes all four

You may need to reset the router (your son's computer may have a virus or spyware, run the anti-virus program on it)
At the back of the Linksys Router you will find a reset button press and hold it for about 30 sec. (Make sure you are holding the button properly.),
it will reset all the settings of the router.
After that reboot the router, connect your computer with port no. 1, and then try to open 192.168.1.1 from the Internet explorer of your computer.
It will give you a message "The server at 192.168.1.1, WRT54GS require a USER NAME and Password.”
Now type "admin" in the password and it will take you to the LINKSYS ROUTER SETUP


Hooking up an Xbox with Linksys routers:

Open an Internet Explorer browser page.In the address bar type - 192.168.1.1
Leave username blank & in password use admin in lower case...

Click on "Applications and Gaming" tab and then click on "Port Range Forwarding" sub tab...

1) On the first line in Application box type in ABC, in the start box type in 88 and End box type in 88, leave the protocol as both and under ip address type in 192.168.1.20 and check the enable box...

2) On the second line in Application box type in PQR, in the start box type in 3074 and End box type in 3074, leave the protocol as both and under ip address type in 192.168.1.20 and check the enable box...

3) On the third line in Application box type in XYZ, in the start box type in 53 and End box type in 53, leave the protocol as both and under ip address type in 192.168.1.20 and check the enable box and click on Save Settings...

3) Once you return to the set up page click on the Security tab and uncheck Block Anonymous Internet Requests and click on Save Settings...

4) Click on set-up and change the MTU Size to 1452 and click Save Settings...

5) Goto the XBox Network Settings and IP Address Settings and select manual IP Settings and assign the following on your Xbox

IP Address :- 192.168.1.20, Subnet Mask :- 255.255.255.0, Default Gateway :- 192.168.1.1...

6) Also assign the DNS Addresses on the Xbox

Primary dns :- 4.2.2.2...Secondary dns :- 192.168.1.1

7) Turn off your modem, router, and Xbox...Wait for a minute...

8) Plug the modem power first, wait for another minute and plug the router power cable, wait another minute and turn on the Xbox and test it...it will connect...



If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe


Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Modem router light blinking (no wireless connection) F5D8631-4

Try restoring the Belkin back to the factory default by powering up the Belkin and pressing the RESET button on the back of the Belkin for 7 secs. Then connect a LAN cable from the computer to the Belkin, open IE browser and type the configuration IP address and configure the wireless settings ie. SSID, encryption etc. The computer wireless cards will need to be configured with the Belkin wireless settings to allow them to communicate with the Belkin.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Ethernet lights 1-4 are lit, wireless light out

wireless light will be ON only if you have connected any wireless devices to your network... security light will be ON only if you enabled password to connect to your wireless network.... if you have changed any settings in the router recently, then delete the saved list of networks in the computer.... then search for wireless networks in range and connect to your network....

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